Learn more about STEM

Research has shown that child-centred, activity-based learning enhances knowledge, understanding, skill development, creativity, and problem solving abilities in children of all ages.

Read in-depth about the latest STEM news and discover some of the inspriation for Smart Moves Play Place.

Posted: November 23rd, 2016

What better way to spend the summer vacation than learning cool stuff about science and the environment while getting tons of exercise? ...

Read Full Article
Posted: September 18th, 2015

Smart Moves is following the coverage on young Ahmed Mohamed who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school. Find links to great articles here. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: July 2nd, 2015

The average Canadian kid accumulates almost 8 screen time daily. Discover ways to promote screen-free play time and its impact on the development of kids. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: March 25th, 2015

NPR profiles 90 year old woman designs technology that addresses the concerns of an aging population. Smart Moves helps encourage diversity minds in STEM. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: December 30th, 2014

President and CEO of The Global Fund for Women discusses the impact of cell phones and internet on the lives of women in developing countries. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: June 18th, 2014

In order for children to learn, they need to be able to pay attention. In order to pay attention, we need to let them move....

Read Full Article
Posted: March 6th, 2014

"Lammily" is a new kind of doll similar to a Barbie but a body structure based on real-life proportions. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: February 10th, 2014

Are parental attitudes towards Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math stifling the innate curiosity of children in these fields? STEM researcher opines...

Read Full Article
Posted: January 25th, 2014

Oonagh Duncan or Fit Feels good offers innovative fitness programs for the whole family. Read this interview and start moving. ...

Read Full Article
Posted: January 20th, 2014

Children are natural scientists. Early childhood science education provides a vocabulary for their innate curiosity and encourages inquiry. ...

Read Full Article